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in the Eberly College of Science

AMO

Quantum degenerate gases, laser-cooled atomic clocks, optical lattices, etc.

Biological Physics

Interactions across scales from intracellular signalling to ecosystems.

Condensed Matter

Quantum coherent ground states, spintronics, magnetism, materials physics, and nanoscience.

Gravitational Physics

Quantum gravity and general relativity.

Particle Astrophysics

Ultrahigh energy cosmic-rays, cosmological neutrinos, cosmic antimatter, etc.
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Gravity waves emitted after two black holes collide (Ian Hinder).

Research in the department covers a wide range of fields from Bose Einstein condensation to condensed matter experiment, high energy theory, particle astrophysics and gravitational physics. Many opportunities are available for both graduate and undergraduate students, and also postdoctoral researchers.

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